Random Acts of Kindness: The haircut man

By Donna Boulieu, senior product & pricing analyst, for our Random Acts of Kindness blog series My husband, Bruce (HRG’s art director), and I joined in HRG’s Random Acts of Kindness (RAOK) Challenge again in 2016 after having fun and getting a lot of good vibes from our experiences the previous year. We hadn’t quite decided how […]

Random acts of kindness: They gave me a gift as well

By Shawn Theesfeld, application development manager, for our Random Acts of Kindness blog series 2016 was the second year HRG has given money to its employees as part of a Random Acts of Kindness Challenge. The money is to be spent in a manner that gives holiday cheer to others. It doesn’t have to be grandiose or […]

Random Acts of Kindness: Spreading joy

By Lisa Lopez, data assets manager, for our Random Acts of Kindness blog series 2016 was my second year participating in HRG’s Random Acts of Kindness Challenge. I chose to get involved again because it’s great to be able to give back and help those in need. While out Christmas shopping, I was at a store that was […]

Random Acts of Kindness: I see YOU …

by Julie Bonnell, director of operations, for our Random Acts of Kindness blog series In what is quickly becoming a cherished HRG tradition, a number of us headed out into our community late last year with a pocket full of small bills to engage in our Random Acts of Kindness Challenge. I decided I wanted […]

Random Acts of Kindness: Grateful for the opportunity

by Kathy Hagen, data assets specialist, or our Random Acts of Kindness blog series We have an internal newsletter and in every issue an associate is interviewed. One of the questions is, “If you could have a super power, what would it be?” My answer was “invisibility” because then I could help people without them […]

Random acts of kindness: A great experience

By Mary Hart, for our Random Acts of Kindness blog series I participated in our Random Acts of Kindness Challenge the first year and wanted to get involved again in 2016 because it was a great experience. It was especially nice that we did it around the holidays, because it is what the season is supposed to be […]

Random acts of kindness: When we give, we receive

By George Zagel, production specialist, for our Random Acts of Kindness blog series It was extremely generous of Hamacher to empower its employees again in 2016 with random acts of kindness monies to hand out in the charitable spirit of the season. I participated in 2015, but for me, last year was different. I did not get out and […]

Random acts of kindness: Full circle moment

By Nelson Rodriguez, merchandising analyst, for our Random Acts of Kindness blog series This was my second year participating in the Random Acts of Kindness Challenge, and I wanted to approach it a little differently than in 2015. That year, I had a good experience helping several people out on a trip I made to pick up dinner […]

Random acts of kindness: Without expectation

by Dave Wendland, for our Random Acts of Kindness blog series Lady Diana, the late Princess of Wales, is quoted as saying, “Carry out a random act of kindness, with no expectation of reward, safe in the knowledge that one day someone might do the same for you.”

Random act of kindness: It may be just a cup of coffee to you….

by Kyle Lentz, category analyst, for our Random Acts of Kindness blog series …but when you have three children and they each want something different it can be a bit of a challenge. I was in line and I could see a mom with three kids was having a rough time getting what everyone wanted […]